Mrs. Debra Diana Pless Dickerson

Mrs. Debra Diana Pless Dickerson, age 64, of Toccoa passed away Wednesday, July 10, 2024 at The Overlook Senior Living.

Born August 5, 1959, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Kathy Stowe Pless.

Debra was a secretary for Dr. Greg Varnadore and an office manager for Dr. Sam Castillo.  She was also an elderly caregiver, loved to travel to Charleston and loved Georgia football.  Debra was a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church; she was involved with the youth, and was a member of Kevin Moore’s small group.

Family members include her husband, Cylar David Dickerson, of Martin; daughters, Amy Garrett and Brooke Janzer; sons, Kirby Dickerson (Sierra) and Casey Dickerson (Breanna); sister, Denise Ishman; grandchildren, Jacob Garrett, Kenlie Janzer, Maggie Garrett, Addilyn Janzer, Mason Janzer; Ryman Dickerson; Cohen Dickerson and Daisy Dickerson; and several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends at Ebenezer Baptist Church from 12pm until the service hour Friday, July 12, 2024.

Funeral services will be held at two o’clock Friday, July 12, 2024 at Ebenezer Baptist Church with the Rev. Fred Lodge and the Rev. Andy Childs officiating.

Burial will follow at Stephens Memorial Gardens.

Flowers are optional.  Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association – Georgia Chapter, 41 Perimeter Center East, Suite 550, Atlanta, GA  30346 or

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Whitlock Mortuary, Funerals and Cremations is honored to be serving the family of Mrs. Debra Diana Pless Dickerson.